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Story of the Conejo Valley written in peaks, bluffs and ridges

How an ancient river of magma shaped the Conejo Valley Source of this article, the Thousand Oaks Acorn, June 22, 2017 As it travels west out of the Conejo Valley, the 101 Freeway works its way down the Conejo Hills … Continue reading

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3 Coyotes attack leashed mastiff in Glendora

City will provide funding to trap and euthanize the animals. Source of this article: The Los Angeles Times, January 26, 2017 The city of Glendora will provide funds for the trapping and euthanization of three coyotes that attacked a leashed … Continue reading

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Sound project on trail seeks to re-imagine the landscape

The artwork called Stroll uses audio devices erected along Santa Clarita’s South Fork Trail to emit an eclectic mix of field recordings, electronic sounds, the spoken word and performed music. Source of this article: The Los Angeles Times, October 21, … Continue reading

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Firms turning to environmental law to combat rivals

California’s landmark act on environmental quality is credited with preserving scenic landscapes but is now slowing key projects and spawning a flurry of litigation. Changes are urged. Source of this article: The Los Angeles Times, November 14, 2011 By Nicholas … Continue reading

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Do-it-yourself parking bans in Malibu

The California Coastal Commission fights a losing battle against homeowners who post illegal ‘No Parking’ signs. Some look so official that even authorities are misled. Source of this article: The Los Angeles Times, November 10, 2011 By Tony Barboza, Los … Continue reading

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Cheeseboro Trailhead Plan Meeting on May 2, 2006

United States Department of the Interior NATIONAL PARK SERVICE Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area 401 West Hillcrest Drive Thousand Oaks, California 91360-4207   IN REPLY REFER TO: A3823(SAMO) April 14,2006 Dear Friend of the Santa Monica Mountains: The National … Continue reading

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Mammoth Area’s Beauty Masks Its Natural Dangers

Beneath the recreational paradise lies a seething volcanic underworld that tests officials’ efforts to safeguard residents and visitors. Source of this article – Los Angeles Times, April 8, 2006. By Usha Lee McFarling, Times Staff Writer The deaths of three … Continue reading

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Starry-eyed from a fire in the sky

FIRST PERSON: A front-row seat to the Perseid meteor shower gives Sierra hikers a taste of the ancients’ sense of awestruck wonder. Source of this article – Los Angeles Times, August 30, 2005. By Carrie Barber, Times Staff Writer THE … Continue reading

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